It has been reported that at least 13 people have lost their lives and 40 more are injured after an explosion at a church in Egypt.

According to Sky News, the incident took place at St George Church, which houses a large Christian community in Tanta.

It has been confirmed that at least 13 people died in the blast and 42 others were wounded.

The explosion coincided with Palm Sunday, yet no immediate claim of responsibility has been made.

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